Grandmont, Jean-Pol. “Fagus grandifolia.” WikiMedia Commons. Commons.wikimedia.org, 2007. Web. 1 Mar. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Fagus grandifolia|
|Common Names||American Beech|
|Medicinal or Edible Section||Bark, Leaves, Oil, Seed|
|Medicinal and Edible Uses||Bark- used as thickening in soups, used in the making of bread, tea treats lung diseases; Leaves- used as potherb, boiled used as a wash or cream to treat frostbite, burns, poison ivy rash; Seed- edible, can be used as coffee substitute; Oil- edible|
|Used to treat||Intestinal Worms, Pulmonary/Respiratory Aids, Skin|
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